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Scirj Volume III, Issue X, October 2015 Edition
ISSN: 2201-2796


S. M. Ullah, M.S. Pallab, M.M. Uddin, M.S.Mahmud and O. F. Miazi

Abstract: Prevalence of several diseases is one of the most economically important thing for maintain a good treatment schedule of an area. This study detects the prevalence of several diseases and to evaluate the disease condition of cattle population in the selected area. Records of 306 clinical cases of cattle (120 dairy cows, 89 bulls and 97 calves) treated at the Chandanaish Upazila Veterinary Hospital during month December 2008 to February 2009 were analyzed to assess the importance of existing diseases. The recorded clinical cases were classified into seven major diagnostic groups, of which highest prevalence was recorded with Digestive disorders ( 47.05% ), followed by Parasitic infection ( 26.79% ), Infectious diseases( 7.84%),Respiratory disorder( 6.2% ),Surgical affection ( 5.22% ), Metabolic disorder ( 4.24% ), Ectoparasitic infection ( 1.96% ) and others( 0.65% ). The percentage of occurrence of major diagnostic groups of diseases constituted Infectious diseases ( cows 41.66% ,bulls 33.33%& calves 25% ), Parasitic diseases ( cows 37.80%,bulls19.5% & calves 42.68% ),'Digestive disorders(cows41.66%,bulls35.41% & calves 22.91% ), Respiratory disorders ( cows 21.05%,bulls26.31% & calves 52.63% ), Ectoparasitic infection ( cows 16.66%,bulls 33.33% & calves 50% ), Metabolic diseases(cows46.15%,bulls 38.46% & calves 15.38% ) and Surgical affection ( cows 50%,bulls 12.5% & calves 37.5% ). Though the each of all the diagnostic groups of diseases is significant but the digestive disorder, parasitic and infectious diseases were the most pressing constraint for improvement of cattle in the Chandanaish Upzila.

Reference this Paper: PREVALENCE OF SEVERAL DISEASES IN CATTLE AT CHANDANAISH, CHITTAGONG by S. M. Ullah, M.S. Pallab, M.M. Uddin, M.S.Mahmud and O. F. Miazi published at: "Scientific Research Journal (Scirj), Volume III, Issue X, October 2015 Edition, Page 38-43 ".

Search Terms: Cattle, diseases, prevalence diagnostic groups and Chittagong

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